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278 Wake Forest Baptist Physicians Named to Prestigious 2014 Best Doctors in America List

The 2014 Best Doctors in America database includes 278 physicians from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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312 Wake Forest Baptist Physicians Named to Prestigious 2017-2018 “Best Doctors in America” List

The 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America database includes 312 physicians from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The Wake Forest Baptist physicians on this list work in 36 specialties; 52 of the doctors are pediatricians and pediatric specialists at Brenner Children’s Hospital, part of Wake Forest Baptist.

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325 Wake Forest Baptist Physicians Named to Prestigious 2015-2016 “Best Doctors in America” List

The 2015-2016 Best Doctors in America database includes 326 physicians fromWake Forest Baptist Medical Center. This is a 17 percent increase over last year.

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New Treatments and Indications in the Application of Heated Chemotherapy for Advanced Abdominal Cancer

Studies have shown that surgery combined with Intraperitoneal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy (IPHC) can improve survival rates for select patients with peritoneal carcinoma (cancer of the lining of the abdominal cavity) that has spread from colorectal or appendix cancer. Researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine will present findings from two studies on the use of IPHC in treating peritoneal cancer that has spread from these two primary cancer sites at the annual meeting of the Society of Surgical Oncology in Chicago, March 13-16.

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Melanoma Surgery to be Performed on Internet

The incidence of melanoma is increasing at a rate higher than any other cancer. While it currently accounts for approximately four percent of skin cancers, it causes the most skin cancer deaths. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2006 there will be 62,190 new cases of melanoma in the United States and about 7,910 people will die of this disease. On November 7 at 5 p.m. EST, Edward Levine, M.D., professor of surgical oncology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, and colleagues will perform sentinel lymph node mapping and surgical removal of a melanoma during a live webcast. The sentinel node is the first regional node in the lymphatic drainage pathway from the primary tumor. The tumor status of the sentinel node determines the likelihood of whether the disease has spread to the remaining lymph nodes.

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Wake Forest Discovery Going to Market

Wake Forest Discovery Going to Market Wake Forest Discovery Going to Market For a decade, investigators at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center have been developing heated chemotherapy -- in conjunction with surgery -- as a method to treat certain types of advanced abdominal cancers. Through technolo

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Surgical Treatment Provides New Option for Some Colorectal Cancer Patients

Research out of Wake Forest University School of Medicine suggests that a surgical technique not traditionally used in advanced abdominal cancer may be a viable treatment option for some patients previously thought to be untreatable, offering the real possibility of extending survival for those patients.

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Wake Forest Baptist Names New Cancer Services Executive

Noted surgeon, educator and executive Edgar D. “Ed” Staren, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.,has been appointed vice president for cancer services at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, effective June 6.

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WFUBMC Receives Approval for Outpatient Cancer Center

WFUBMC Receives Approval for Outpatient Cancer Center WFUBMC Receives Approval for Outpatient Cancer Center The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services has conditionally approved a Certificate of Need (CON) application by Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center to build an Outpatient Comprehensive

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8 New Physicians Join Faculty of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has announced the following additions to its faculty.

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